Level 1 coaching and grade 1 match officials courses to take place

Two free coaching courses will take place at Sport Wales on Sundays January 26th and February 9th from 10am until 4pm on each day. There will be a grade 1 match officials’ course and a Wales’ first ever level 1 coaching course. UPDATE – The coaches course is now full. You can go on a […]

Wales Wheelchair captain and coach, plus North Wales Crusaders, up for awards

Wales Wheelchair rugby league’s captain Stuart Williams and head coach Steve Jones, are both up for honours at the inaugural Wheelchair Rugby League awards on Friday 31st January at Emerald Headingley in Leeds. Williams, who is also Wales’ top test try scorer with 41, is one of eight players who have been nominated for the […]

Wales Rugby League Students announce partnership packages and England friendly

Wales Students Rugby League are looking for sponsorship for their packed 2020 programme where they’ll play seven matches, four in Wales and three in Ireland. The representatives of the Welsh academic structures will play four friendly matches, all at Nelson RFC in South Wales, before making the trip to Ireland for the Four Nations from […]

Lizzie Jones, widow of former WRL international Danny Jones, awarded MBE

Wales Rugby League chairman Brian Juliff has congratulated Lizzie Jones after she was also awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list. Her award is in addition to WRL president Mike Nicholas, who was also given an MBE. Lizzie’s husband, the Welsh international Danny Jones collapsed and died from an undiagnosed heart defect while playing […]

Mike Nicholas awarded MBE in The 2020 Queen’s New Year honours list

By Ian Golden Wales Rugby League’s president Mike Nicholas has been awarded an MBE in The 2020 Queen’s New Year honours list for his services to rugby league. Nicholas, 73, born in Port Talbot in 1946 and known to almost everyone as “Nicko”, has been actively involved behind the scenes for Rugby League in Wales […]

Wales Women’s victory over England voted as most memorable WRL moment of the 2010s

Wales Women’s victory over England Lions last month in their inaugural capped international, has been voted the most memorable Wales Rugby League moment of the 2010s in an online poll. Their achievement, which was one of 20 moments selected by head of media Ian Golden and photographer Ian Lovell, was voted as the winner by […]

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